Defence Ministry
Business  /  Published 27.08.21

‘Air taxis like Uber’

The new drone rules announced on Thursday will pave the way for air-taxi operations in the country, civil aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said.   “That time is not far when tax...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.08.21

Nadda lauds PM for focus on defence

BJP president J P Nadda on Saturday credited Prime Minister Narendra Modi for prioritising the defence sector by increasing budgetary allocations for it manifold, giving a fresh impetus to the buildin...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.08.21

Pegasus: Probe call on foreign govts

Maharashtra minister and NCP spokesperson Nawab Malik on Tuesday said if the Union government did not use the Pegasus spyware, it should probe whether any other foreign government snooped on Indian po...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 10.08.21

Ministry denies NSO transaction

The defence ministry on Monday said it did not have any transaction with the NSO Group, the developer of military-grade spy software Pegasus that is in the eye of a huge political firestorm following ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.08.21

India and China disengage troops

By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 17.06.21

Opening up defence and war documents

Openness is refreshing in a government often unenthusiastic about facts. That the Union defence minister, Rajnath Singh, has approved a policy of declassifying and archiving documents relating to defe...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 16.06.21

OFB: Centre clears corporatisation

In a major reform initiative, the government on Wednesday approved a long-pending proposal to restructure the nearly 200-year-old Ordnance Factory Board that operates 41 ammunition and defence equipme...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.06.21

Peek at war history before 25-year cutoff

Defence minister Rajnath Singh has approved a policy on the archiving, declassification and publication of war and operations history, the ministry announced on Saturday. Sources said that under the ...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 12.05.21

2-DG: who should get defence ministry drug

By Penny MacRae

India  /  Published 24.04.21

Military to get oxygen plants from Germany

The defence ministry on Friday decided to airlift 23 mobile oxygen-generating plants from Germany for use in military hospitals amid an acute shortage of the gas in several states grappling with a mas...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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